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Helms Bakery

8745 Washington Boulevard
Culver City, CA 90232

Helms Bakery is a Los Angeles historic destination, with award-winning restaurants, a unique collection of design and home furnishings stores, and a center for the arts. Simply a perfect place to meet with friends.

April 23
Christiania - 40 Years of Occupation

6:00pm Reception in Carl Hansen Showroom
6:30m Screening
7:45pm Q&A with film director Robert Lawson

Christiania - 40 Years of Occupation tells the story of a 40-year-old squatter community occupying an abandoned military base in Copenhagen, Denmark. Through interviews with longtime Christiania residents and police and government officials, Christiania - 40 Years of Occupation explores consensus democracy, alternative building methods, drug policy and Scandinavian culture in a provocative and often humorous character study of this unique community.


June 4
Gray Matters

6:00pm Reception
6:30pm Screening
7:45pm Q&A

Gray Matters is the story of Eileen Gray, the 20th Century artist whose vision, imagination and sensibility changed the way we live, within both houses and their furniture. The documentary is a historical, scholarly and cinematic investigation of the life of one of the most significant, but otherwise little known contemporary artist.


August 27
Making Space

6:00pm Reception
6:30m Screening
7:30pm Q&A

MAKING SPACE : 5 Women Changing the Face of Architecture brings to the screen the personal journeys and outstanding designs of Annabelle Selldorf of New York, Farshid Moussavi of London, Odile Decq of Paris, Marianne McKenna of Toronto, and Kathryn Gustafson of Seattle, Washington DC ,and London.

Lively, engaging and character-driven, MAKING SPACE reveals how these women are succeeding in a profession long dominated by men. We hear about what drives and challenges them, what choices they have made, and what is the nature of their creative process. We see the women both inside and outside their work environments and visit spectacular sites near and far.

CEU credits available for attending the screenings.